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VariousLIbrivox Nonfiction Collection Vol. 004 (September 25, 2007)

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Librivox recording of Librivox Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 004 by Various Authors

Selected and Read by Librivox volunteers.

A collection of eleven short nonfiction works in the public domain. The items included in this collection were independently selected by the readers, and the topics encompass history, conservation, philosophy, politics, religion and cooking. Included in this collection are Thomas Jefferson's first Inaugural Address, "Secession" by Alexander H. Stephens, "Of Truth" and the preface to "The New Organon, or True Directions Concerning the Interpretation of Nature" by Francis Bacon, John Donne's last sermon delivered in March 1631, "On Old Age" by Cicero, a chapter from "The Fight for Conservation" by Gifford Pinchot, The Sacredness of Work" by Thomas Carlyle and an essay "On the Unjust Causes of War" by Hugo Grotius. On the lighter side, try selections from "Cocoa and Chocolate Recipes" by Miss Parloa and a 1912 article from Scientific American on the amazing escapes of Harry Houdini. (summary by J. M. Smallheer)



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This audio is part of the collection: The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
It also belongs to collections: Audio Books & Poetry; Community Audio

Artist/Composer: Various
Date: 2007-09-25
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; nonfiction; essays; inaugural address, Thomas Jefferson; Alexander Stephens; Francis Bacon; John Donne; Cicero; Gifford Pinchot; Thomas Carlyle; chocolate recipes; Harry Houdini; philosophy; religion; cooking; conservation; political speeches; sermon; Hugo Grotius;

Creative Commons license: Public Domain


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Death's Duel 53.1 MB
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Handcuff Releases Under Difficulties: The Remarkable Feats of Harry Houdini 5.3 MB
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The Moral Issue from The Fight for Conservation 15.3 MB
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Of Truth 4.9 MB
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On Old Age 66.8 MB
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